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National Security Advisor #286996

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan reported naming deputy National Sec. Adviser Robert McFarlane as William Clark's successor in top national security post. [REAGAN - praises McFarlane; defs. presence of Marines in Lebanon.] [McFARLANE - questions motive in sniper attacks on Marines in Beirut.] President's response to rumors of United Nations ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick's alleged reaction to not being named National Sec. Adviser noted. [REAGAN - claims Kirkpatrick is continuing as United Nations ambassador] Kirkpatrick said remaining in United Nations post only through current session; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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